Tag: 2018

2018 Audi A4 Allroad, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback named Top Safety Picks by IIHS

A trio of Audis drove home with safety accolades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety earlier this week. Though the three cars bearing the four-ring badge didn’t earn the highest marks from the institute, the 2018 A4 Allroad and redesigned 2018 Audi A5 Coupe and A5 Sportback performed admirably […]

Video: Chevrolet reveals Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition Camaro sports car

Next year marks Chevrolet and Hot Wheels 50th anniversary of working together to create some of the flashiest finger powered vehicles the toy industry has ever seen. To celebrate, General Motors has decided to reverse its role in that partnership as the inspiration for the toy maker’s cars. This week […]

The 2018 Kia Stinger impresses with these 8 strengths…but it also comes with a notable flaw

Not so long ago, luxury cars were defined primarily by the features they offered. During this era, coddling amenities such as ventilated seats and heated steering wheels were available only in premium models. Luxury brands led the way in safety, as well, and for many years, they were pretty much […]

The 2018 Honda Accord comes with 8 great traits… but there’s also a significant flaw to consider

Midsize sedans used to be a no-brainer for families seeking capable transportation. These days, crossovers have stolen some of their thunder, but there are still plenty of good reasons for investing in a talented family sedan. For decades, the Honda Accord has been a top seller among midsize four-doors. Historically, […]

Short Report: Volvo kills the last of the bricks with the latest V90 Cross Country

Volvo station wagons are, and have been, cool without even trying. Arguments can be made whether the original PV445 Duett met the standard when it was new, but it sure is today. Its successor, the 140, the original “brick,” most certainly did. After all, it established the squared-off design parameters […]

Leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler owner’s manual provides more detail about all-new off-roader

Jeep’s recipe for the Wrangler is pretty simple. Always has been, always will be. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to learn that after scanning more than 300 pages of a leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler owner’s manual, first published by enthusiast forum JL Wrangler and then reported on by Automotive […]

Short Report: Driving the 2018 Kia Niro through the Montana wilderness to see if it’s truly a crossover

Officially, Montana was nicknamed The Treasure State because of the wealth of precious metals and fossil fuels hidden beneath its soil. The real treasures, however, are found on the surface and sometimes several thousand feet above, in the forms of mountains, prairies and badland canyons. In Bozeman, the air is […]